ZEDRA announces senior Trust hire for Singapore
Contributed by ZEDRA
26 September, 2017
ZEDRA Group has announced the appointment of Eileen Yee to the position of Executive Director in its Singapore office, where she will focus on the development of the company's pan Asian trust business. Eileen is a qualified lawyer and successful Trust counsel, with over 20 years experience of the Singaporean high net worth wealth management sector, having previously held senior roles in organisations including Standard Chartered Trustees, Padang Trust Singapore, Merrill Lynch Bank and Trust Company and UBS.
Eileen specialises in delivering structuring solutions for local Asian families with complex asset holdings. These include both successful local family businesses as well as larger family trusts which encompass multi-jurisdictional and multi asset class holdings. Commenting on her appointment, Eileen noted that "Successful Asian families often have very specific needs which are not always catered for by traditional providers. Increasingly, what is needed are innovative, imaginative solutions, which Groups such as ZEDRA are ideally placed to deliver, due to their independent ownership structure and lack of dependence upon one group."
Wendy Sim, Managing Director ZEDRA Singapore added, "Eileen has an established and respected track record of delivering original solutions which recognise the specific needs of complex Asian families, in particular in areas such as succession planning too."
ZEDRA is committed to expanding its business across the important North and South Asian region from its offices in Singapore and now boast one of the more vibrant and faster growing teams in the region.
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